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We are a multi-award winning College. Our students and staff regularly win top awards and accolades in individual, team and campaign competitions both regionally and nationally.

Recent awards achieved have included:


  • Worldskills (UK and World) medallists – Hairdressing & Beauty, Science, Motor Vehicle, Electrical Installation, Dry-Lining, Floor & Wall Tiling
  • Apprentice of the Year – IT & Computing (Higher Level Apprentice of the Year) (Sarah Gillespie)


  • Times Educational Supplement (Tes Awards) 2020 – Best Employer Engagement (NWRC Business Support Centre)
  • Association of Colleges Beacon Awards 2018/19 - Careers Education & Guidance Award (NWRC Careers Academy)
  • The Education Awards 2020 - Careers Impact Strategy Award (NWRC Careers Academy)
  • North West Business Awards 2019 – Best Contribution to Local Economy (NWRC Business Support Centre); Best Use of Marketing & Social Media (NWRC Marketing & PR Team)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Relations NI 2017 – Best Education Campaign (NWRC Marketing & PR Team)
  • STEM Assured College – NEF Assured Status 2019 & 2020

Former NWRC Students include

  • Jamie-Lee O’Donnell (Derry Girls)
  • Sarah Brett (Radio Ulster and Radio Five Live Presenter)
  • Enda McClafferty (BBC NI Political Editor)
  • Roe (Northern Ireland Music Prize Winner)
  • Eva Birthistle (Actress)

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